Each category below, listed in alphabetical order represents a portion of our culture.
We provide an accessible culture as much as we can. At many events and programs, we welcome the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. ASL Interpreters join us in our educational enrichment to multi-generations.
We are active in our community and encourage our visitors to participate.
We are aware and share that Design choices impact people and the planet. We can change some of the design choices of the past to improve the design choices of our future.
Convivial means adjective. friendly; agreeable: a convivial atmosphere. fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial. of or befitting a feast; festive.
We explore the movement towards cultural competence within social justice work while affirming key definitions and understanding how cultural competence impacts the planet and population.
We encourage our audiences and collaborative partners to be curious. Curiosity many times brings positive change for the good.
Did you know that only 3% of Designers are people of color? MM-O-DD provides access to educational enrichment and experiential opportunities to diverse communities, especially people of color.
Let's explore together. By looking at the history of Design we can investigate the past for what worked and what has made a positive or has been detrimental as a design solution. We value the incisive nature of each individual. Especially about the future of Design.
Honoring Dr. Patricia Leslie Pilling Professor of Oral History, Cultural Anthropologist, and CEO of Share Your Memories F. = Find your passion R. = Research your passion E. = Educate yourself and seek others who also embrace the shared passion. S. = Share the passion and join or form a group to further the conversation about the passion. H. = Historical audio, written or digital documentation of individual or group findings or conclusions must be captured.
We are inclusive. Our conscientious awareness of all people is deep-seeded in our exhibitions, programs, and community happenings. Our reach is local-to-global.
We stretch the imagination with our programming. Biomimicry Design Dares have resulted in extremely innovative inventions from all ages.
We create educational enrichment and experiential opportunity to inspire the public. A good deal of our programming is focused on Biomimicry which looks at nature to inspire design solutions.
During the pandemic and beyond we are socially responsible.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, Edutainment, and Design.
One of the goals we have is to educate people on being more sustainable. During our exhibitions and programming, we take action to limit our footprint on the environment.